By on November 13, 2017

2005 Dodge Sprinter in Arizona wrecking yard, LH front view - ©2017 Murilee Martin - The Truth About Cars
The European-style vans sold by Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, and Dodge have been with us here in North America since 2001, and have held their value very well since that time. Depreciation of even the most useful vehicle is relentless, however, and it was inevitable that used-up Sprinters would begin showing up in big self-service wrecking yards at some point.

That day has arrived; I spotted the first of the discarded Sprinters in my junkyarding experience, this one in a Phoenix yard over the summer. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • sgeffe: The Penske and U-Haul small and medium-size box trucks I see are mostly GMC-Chevy cutaways. Do they make...
  • BrentinWA: What I find is most effective is to lay down a coat of “Bug Barricade” by Griot’s Garage before a road...
  • EBFlex: “ I am glad I got the Maverick,” Lol
  • MRF 95 T-Bird: This has been endemic on a number of GM vehicles. Back in 1990 my father purchased a new 91 S-10...
  • jack4x: The powertrain listings on the Wikipedia page for the Express is really an amazing snapshot of GM engine...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Jo Borras
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber